WILLIAM S. FINGER
Bill Finger was born in Newark, New Jersey, on March 19, 1946. At an early age his parents moved to the New Jersey shore for a less formal lifestyle and explains why Bill eventually settled in the low-key community of Evergreen, Colorado. He attended and graduated from the Washington College of Law at American University in 1971 and was a recipient of a fellowship from Howard University that allowed him to practice labor law and civil rights in southern Florida representing migrant and seasonal farm workers.
In 1975 he moved to the State of Colorado. Prior to founding his current firm, he was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Colorado, working in the Regulatory Law Section of the Attorney General’s Office. In addition to representing various boards and agencies, including the Real Estate Commission, the Public Utilities Commission and the Insurance Commission, Mr. Finger also served as Chief Legal Counsel to the Colorado Department of Agriculture.
Over 30 years of private practice, Bill has represented numerous small and mid¬size businesses in Evergreen and various Colorado communities. He has developed an extensive practice in the field of employment law dealing with issues such as gender, age, race, national origin and disability discrimination and whistle-blower retaliation claims. Mr. Finger has been recognized as one of the most knowledgeable attorneys in the state concerning the rights of public employees. He is also well versed on the rights of employees and employers in the private sector. Mr. Finger also has vast experience in the areas of insurance law, insurance coverage questions, questions of bad faith practices by insurance companies and administrative law. Mr. Finger also practices in the area of personal injury, business formation and commercial representation and real property issues.
Bill is a member of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado; Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States and has practiced in numerous other United States District Courts and United States Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Finger is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, First Judicial Bar Association and Colorado Bar Association.
Area of Expertise
• Employment Litigation- Age, Gender, Race, National Origin, Disability
• Civil Rights Litigation
• State Personnel Employee Representation
• Administrative Law
• Insurance Litigation/Bad Faith
• Commercial Litigation
• Small Business Formation & Strategy
• District of Columbia
• Law School: Washington College of Law, American University, J.D.
• College: Oberlin College, B.A.
• Colorado Bar Association
• American Trial Lawyers’ Association
• Colorado Trial Lawyers’ Association
• First Judicial District (Jefferson County) Bar Association